London mayor to visit Israel in November

London Mayor Boris Johnson will visit Israel and the Palestinian territories this November, according to the UK’s new ambassador to Israel, David Quarrey.

According the London Evening Standard, the trip is an to "repair his leadership credentials" among Tories by dealing with a politically sensitive region. The trip, however, will also focus on strengthening business ties.

Israel and the UK ties have been warming; last year, Israel led foreign IPOs on the London Stock Exchange.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/London-mayor-to-visit-Israel-in-November-409992

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